Obituary of Billie Thomas Ellis
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Billie Thomas Ellis, 94 of Bedford, passed away Monday, January 24, 2022 at Heartland of Lynchburg. He was born on Wednesday, May 18, 1927 in Bedford County, a son of the late Thomas Ellis and Mabel Bradley Ellis Tanner. He was also pre-deceased by a son, William Calvin Ellis; his son-in-law, Bill Epps, sisters, Ruby Cole and Lucille Huffer; and four grand doggie children. He was retired from Frank Chervan and was a veteran of the U. S. Army and a longtime member of Longwood Avenue Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Mae Ruff Ellis and his daughter, Rhonda Gayle Epps. A private family graveside will be held at Virginia Memorial Park with Rev. Ross Gilfillen officiating and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.To plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Billie Ellis, please visit our Tree Store
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